Belfast Telegraph

Monday 26 January 2015

Doctor Who heads to the cinema

Matt Smith is the current Doctor Who
Matt Smith is the current Doctor Who

Doctor Who's 50th anniversary episode is set to be shown in 3D in special cinema screenings.

BBC Worldwide have announced that the eagerly awaited upcoming episode to mark the show's anniversary will get a big screen release, according to Digital Spy.

Fans can see the episode, titled The Day Of The Doctor, in cinemas in the UK, Ireland, the US, Canada, Germany and Russia at the same time as it is shown on TV.

Tickets to see the Time Lord in large view will go on sale on Friday, October 25 at 9am with various cinema chains taking part.

The episode will air and be screened on November 23, with fans in Australia and New Zealand getting to watch the special instalment at the cinema the next day on November 24.

Current Doctor Matt Smith will also be appearing at an official celebration event at London's ExCel Arena which begins on November 22 and lasts for three days, and will be joined by previous Doctors Sylvester McCoy, Colin Baker and Tom Baker.

The BBC have announced that there will be a series of special programmes on TV, radio and iPlayer to mark the 50th anniversary.

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